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Posted On Monday, 18 October, 2021

CENTRE WELLINGTON – Described by Roots Music Canada as “The Pink Floyd of Folk Music” the Red Dirt Skinners are the multi-award winning, multi-instrumentalist husband and wife team of Rob and Sarah Skinner. Widely regarded as one of the most innovative acts to come out of the UK in recent years they will make their debut on the Fergus Grand Theatre stage on October 29 th .
“It’s great to have the lights back on,” said Theatre Coordinator...

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Posted On Tuesday, 12 October, 2021

Between October 18 th and October 29 th , the Township of Centre Wellington will conduct annual watermain flushing. 
Over time, naturally occurring minerals found in our groundwater can build up as sediment in the pipes.  Watermain flushing is the process used to clean watermains of this sediment.  This is accomplished by flushing high velocity water through fire hydrants.  Watermain flushing improves water quality and only clean water is used in the...

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Posted On Tuesday, 05 October, 2021

CENTRE WELLINGTON – Bridge 4-WG Fifth Line re-opening
A new concrete bridge, Bain Bridge (4-WG) over a tributary of the Speed River is now re-opened.  This project demonstrates an outcome of one of the primary directives of Centre Wellington Council’s 2019-2022 Strategic Plan to provide Safe & Well-Maintained Roads and Infrastructure.
The roadway was limited to 5 tonne loads in 2016 when the former 98-year-old bridge had exceeded its life expectancy...

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Posted On Thursday, 30 September, 2021

CENTRE WELLINGTON – Live performances are coming back! 18 months after the doors were closed due to Covid-19, the Fergus Grand Theatre is set to open once again this fall. In addition to welcoming back community groups, touring rentals, and emerging local artists, the theatre is also able to mount a small presenting series entitled “Healing, Health, and Hope” with shows that will lift your spirits and put a smile on your face.
“We're back, we're safe,...

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Posted On Thursday, 30 September, 2021

CENTRE WELLINGTON – Hydrant Flow Test
The Township’s Water Department will be conducting Fire Hydrant Flow Testing on Thursday September 30 th .   Water discolouration may be experienced by customers while the test is conducted and for the remainder of the day. The area affected is Sideroad 19, Black Street and Farley Drive in Fergus.
Over time, naturally occurring minerals along with iron and manganese, which is found in our groundwater can...

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